COMMITTEE:    Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jeff Leach 


Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.


HB 3053        Rodriguez                                             
Relating to the qualifications of judges of certain courts.

HJR 165        Jetton                                                
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing additional powers to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct with respect to candidates for judicial office.

SB 456         Lucio                                                 
Relating to the donation of juror reimbursements.

SB 615         Zaffirini                                             
Relating to probate and guardianship matters and proceedings and other matters involving probate courts.

SB 1923        Zaffirini                                             
Relating to certain criminal court costs, fines, and fees.

SJR 47         Huffman | et al.                                       
Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for certain judicial offices.

SB 1458        Zaffirini                                             
Relating to standardized forms and materials for the issuance of protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.

SCR 41         Springer | et al.                                      
Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the "Keep Nine" amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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